Local arts & entertainment news July 5-11
Spend a H.O.T. summer night at the Historic City Fire Station
Sponsored by Historic Salisbury Foundation.
Session Two: The Historic City Fire Station: This 1896 brick fire station is an imposing structure just south of the interesection of East Innes and Lee Streets. City Tavern owner Todd Littleton plans to restore the station as an adaptive reuse project and would love to share his vision with you. Is there a fire pole still intact?
Join us to see, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 26. Registration includes two tickets for craft beer samples.
This is an active construction site and a waiver is required. Wear flat, closed toe shoes. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration is now open for July H.O.T. at https://app.hatchbuck. com/Online Form/ 81484554369
Space is limited so register early.
Upcoming H.O.T. Site
Aug. 23: The McCanless-Busby-Thompson House
Visit https://www.historicsalisbury.org for more information.
Annual Chrismon Open House
10 am-2 pm Saturday, July 21: Light refreshments served. Also: Chrismon classes scheduled for July 19-20. Go to www.chrismons.com for more specific info or call 704-636-7790. Reservations should be made at least one week prior to the class you choose. Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eight-week beginning & intermediate pottery wheel
Basic and intermediate wheel and glazing techniques for beginners and those with some experience. For age 14 and up • Tuesdays 10:30-1pm Aug 14-Oct 2 OR Wednesdays 6:30-9 pm Aug 15-Oct 3 • $200. Pottery 101, 101 S. Main St, 704-209-1632, www.pottery-101.com
Community Barn Quilt Workshop
11 am July 14: Make a 2 ft x 2 ft painted wood barn quilt. $45 per person, $5 off per person for groups of 5+. Call 704-278-2800 to RSVP. West Rowan Farm, Home & Garden, 11575 NC Hwy 801, Mount Ulla.
Ellis Park playground grand opening
10 a.m. July 12: Official grand opening and ribbon cutting. Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road, 704-216-7780.
Monthly Peace Circle
6:30-7:30 p.m. July 9: (first Mondays) Meaningful yet casual dialogue at Mean Mug Coffee Co., 1024 S. Fulton St, 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com
The world’s longest-running musical comes to Lee Street
Performance dates July 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. Lee Street theatre, 329 N Lee St. Tickets are $22.90 at www.leestreet.org or 704-310-5507.
Movie at RPL South branch — July. 7, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Frozen (Sing-Along Edition), 920 Kimball Road, China Grove. Free, open to the public. Info: www.rowanpubliclibrary.org
Summer Movies in the Park — 9 pm Friday July 6: The Emoji Movie. City Park, 316 Lake Drive, by Salisbury Parks and Rec. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Free. Info: email@example.com or 704-638-5294.
Family Movies in the Park — KANNAPOLIS: 8:45 pm July 6: in Village Park: Airplane. Free. Details at www.kannapolisnc.gov
Wayne Henderson & Friends at the Blue Ridge Music Center
(GALAX, VA) – Saturday, July 7: Wayne Henderson & Friends + Jeff Little Trio. $15. The Roots of American Music concert series at the Blue Ridge Music Center is held in the outdoor amphitheater. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics. Details and tickets at www.BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org or 866-308-2773, ext. 212.
Murder mystery theater: ‘Noir She Didn’t’
CHARLOTTE — 7-9 p.m. July 27 and Aug. 24: make a date with intrigue, deception and delicious food in a comedic thriller at Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 401 N Tryon St. suite 100.
Presented by The Murder Mystery Company of Charlotte. For ticket information and reservations, call 888-643-2583.
The Murder Mystery Company in Charlotte or visit https://murdermysterydinnercharlotte.com
Trolley rides on Saturdays
Take a ride through Historic Downtown Salisbury and let our narrators guide you by historic sites, film locations, and hear a ghost story or two. Discover shopping, restaurants, theaters and public art. Enjoy learning about the city’s past on an F&M Bank Trolley every Saturday from April through October. This one hour tour begins at 11 a.m. at the Rowan County Visitors Center, 204 E. Innes St.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10 and free for children under 5, available on the day of the tour or in advance at 704-638-3100.
Missy Raines takes the stage at Martha Bassett Show
ELKIN — Seven-time IBMA Bass Player of the Year Missy Raines takes the stage on the next episode of The Martha Bassett Show on July 7 at the Reeves Theater, along with Winston-Salem native Andy Mabe.
Raines heads up the all-acoustic ensemble The New Hip. Mabe is a local legend on bass, guitar, drums, trumpet and more.
For more information, visit http://www.reevestheater.com